Applications Open for 2018

Apply now through April 2 for the 2018 cohort of the Iowa AgriTech Accelerator. Our 2018 program runs May 29 through August 30 and participating startups will work out of the Historic East Village in Des Moines, Iowa.
Our investors are Leaders in Agriculture.
Our mentors spend their days thinking and innovating in AgTech.

Join us to grow with the industry's accelerator.


The Iowa AgriTech Accelerator wouldn’t be possible without the leadership and commitment of our investors. These companies and individuals within are instrumental in the creation of the program, providing mentorship to the startups, and helping lead the startups toward commercial viability. We couldn’t fulfill our charter without this amazing group.

Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company

Grinnell Mutual Reinsurance Co.

John Deere

Kent Corporation

The Peoples Company

Dupont Pioneer

Sukup Manufacturing Co.

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The Iowa AgriTech Accelerator is an initiative of the Greater Des Moines Partnership and Cultivation Corridor

Greater Des Moines Partnership

Cultivation Corridor


In honor of National Agriculture Week,the Accelerator hosted its first ever AgTech Day on Friday, March 23. Read about the activity and the six startups who participated.